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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #405 on: July 30, 2015, 04:52:17 PM »
Economy AA off peak for 40k roundtrip. During peak book instead with 50k British.
Thank you
What about business and above ?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #406 on: July 30, 2015, 09:05:20 PM »
Currently have a flight booked with AS miles on AA metal from JFK-CDG, coach. Have enough miles (and willg et my AS back) to book biz on UA metal/Aeroplan miles, or delta 62.5k. UA is direct from EWR (i'm based in Manhattan) and the delta is on AZ, connects in FCO but leaves from JFK.

Which one is better?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #407 on: July 30, 2015, 09:12:57 PM »
Currently have a flight booked with AS miles on AA metal from JFK-CDG, coach. Have enough miles (and willg et my AS back) to book biz on UA metal/Aeroplan miles, or delta 62.5k. UA is direct from EWR (i'm based in Manhattan) and the delta is on AZ, connects in FCO but leaves from JFK.

Which one is better?
AC would be 45k

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #408 on: July 30, 2015, 09:20:06 PM »
AC would be 45k

Correct, it's cheaper, but I value my MR more so than delta... but the direct option is so enticing

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #409 on: July 31, 2015, 10:36:16 AM »
Not exactly the right thread, but I'll reinterpret the thread title :)

Yesterday I booked an award TLV-PRG for a long weekend at the end of August, and saw there were cheap flights from Berlin to TLV on El Al (we'd take a train from Prague to Berlin), but when I tried to book that return today it turned out that it was phantom availability (thanks Moishebatchy!).

Is there any hope that something opens up closer in (either cheap award or budget ticket)? I searched on ITA from all the places that are relatively easy to get from Prague via train (Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Vienna, Katowice and Budapest). We'd want to leave Aug. 30 or 31st, and need to back by Sep. 1 (and can't get back then in the middle of the night).

Any tips appreciated.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #410 on: August 01, 2015, 08:45:43 PM »
Take wizz from PRG to TLV

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #411 on: August 01, 2015, 11:37:43 PM »
Take wizz from PRG to TLV
I will if nothing else opens up, but now it's over $300 per ticket

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #412 on: August 02, 2015, 04:28:26 PM »
Take wizz from PRG to TLV
I checked again tonight and it was lower. Thanks! Right now I've booked Pegasus via SAW on Expedia (24 hours cancellation) before taking the path of no return with Wizzair (want to double check with the wife when she's awake).

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #413 on: August 03, 2015, 04:03:38 PM »
What's best way to book Cathay NYC-HKG premium economy ?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #414 on: August 03, 2015, 04:07:20 PM »
What's best way to book Cathay NYC-HKG premium economy ?
AS

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #415 on: August 03, 2015, 04:16:00 PM »
AS
I'm assuming I have to call... What's the rate?

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #416 on: August 03, 2015, 04:21:28 PM »
What's best way to book Cathay NYC-HKG premium economy ?

35k each way on AS.

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #417 on: August 03, 2015, 04:22:09 PM »

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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #418 on: August 03, 2015, 04:22:42 PM »
I'm assuming I have to call... What's the rate?
Find availability on BA first..
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Re: What's the best way to book?
« Reply #419 on: August 10, 2015, 12:06:41 AM »
Hey guys.

I'm flying to the Dominican Republic for Sukkos and was wondering if there was a way to do it using points.

I'm looking for a non stop flight as it's only 3 hours long and I'm looking to pay completely using points. I have AA, BA, UR, etc...

Prefer to fly to POP airport as it's a lot closer, but can also fly to STI if necessary. Prefer business class, but willing to fly economy if necessary.

I'm flying out on Erev Sukkos, Sept 27, and I'm coming back on Hoshanah Rabbah, Oct 4.

I've tried looking through the various sites for options, but so far haven't had any luck.

Do you guys have any suggestions?

I'd really appreciate any help you guys could give. Thanks!